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University of Birmingham leads Europe with pioneering approach to online learning

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The University of Birmingham will announce today that it has become the first European institution to partner with the US publishing giant Wiley, marking a step-change in the provision of distance and online learning in the UK.
Date:
20/10/2014
Categories:
Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Staff and students countdown to the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill

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Clinical staff and students from the Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry have visited the construction site of the new facility to have a 'sneak preview' of the build with a year to go until students begin their studies and clinicians start treating patients at this landmark building.
Date:
16/10/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Students, Teaching

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum
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The University of Birmingham is taking steps to ensure that its curriculum is inclusive towards those with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) identities.
Date:
14/10/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Pioneering new school offers sixth formers a taste of the future

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A ground-breaking new School is set to offer teenagers across Birmingham and beyond a new and innovative type of Sixth Form experience when it opens its doors to the first pupils next year.
Date:
03/10/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Social Sciences, Teaching

Rail safety in China is on the right track with new degree courses

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The critical activities of managing safety and risk across China's vast and complex railway network is being aided by a new programme launched at the University of Birmingham, UK. The course in Railway Risk and Safety Management has been jointly developed by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) University of Birmingham and the High Integrity Systems Engineering (HISE) Group, University of York, UK. The first intake of graduate diploma students will enrol at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China later this month.
Date:
01/10/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Teaching
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